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Important Safety Instruction
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w w Keep ventilation openings, in the appliance
enclosure or in the built-in structure, clear of
w w Do not use mechanical devices or other
means to accelerate the defrosting process,
other than those recommended by the
w w Do not damage the refrigerant circuit.
w w Do not use electrical appliances inside the
food storage compartments of the appliance,
unless they are of the type recommended by
the manufacturer.
w w The refrigerant and insulation blowing gas
used in the appliance require special disposal
procedures. When disposal, please consult
with service agent or a similarly qualified
This appliance contains a small amount of
isobutane refrigerant (R600a), natural gas
with high environmental compatibility, but it
is also combustible. When transporting and
installing the appliance, care should be taken
to ensure that no parts of the refrigerating
circuit are damaged. Refrigerant squirting out
of the pipes could ignite or cause an eye
injury. If a leak is detected, avoid any naked
flames or potential sources of ignition and air
the room in which the appliance is standing
for several minutes.
In order to avoid the creation of a flammable gas
air mixture if a leak in the refrigerating circuit
occurs, the size of the room in which the appliance
may be sited depends on the amount of refrigerant
used. The room must be 1 m
of R600a refrigerant inside the appliance. The
amount of refrigerant in your particular appliance
is shown on the identification plate inside the
Never start up an appliance showing any signs of
damage. If in doubt, consult your dealer.
in size for every 8 g
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• If the wall socket is loose, do not insert the
power plug.
It may cause electric shock or fire.
• Never unplug your refrigerator by pulling on
the power cord. Always grip plug firmly and
pull it straight out from the outlet.
You may disconnect a wire and cause a short
• Do not use a wet or damp cloth when
cleaning the plug. Remove any foreign
matter from the power plug pins.
Otherwise, there is a risk of fire.
• After unplugging the appliance, wait for at
least five minutes before plugging it again
to the wall socket.
Abnormal operation of the freezer may cause
material damage.
• If the appliance is not to be used for a long
time, pull out the power plug.
Any deterioration in the insulation may cause
• Do not let children touch or play with the
control panel on the front of the appliance.
• The refrigerant used in fridge/freezer and
the gases in the insulation material require
special disposal procedures. Ensure that none
of the pipes on the back of the appliances
are damaged prior to disposal.
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Please do not use a dishwasher to clean the lower
drawers; the high temperature may cause damage
to the baskets which make them unusable.

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